August 2018

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Weaker yuan aids chrome import price fall to 14-mnth low

Imported cargoes are increasingly unattractive to Chinese chrome buyers while the yuan weakens and supply remains high.

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Ore, charge chrome import prices continue slide on weak demand, excess stocks

Key data from the pricing session ending August 10.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 10/08: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday August 10:

Seaborne manganese ore, chrome ore suppliers face increasing competition with Chinese port prices

Suppliers of seaborne manganese ore and chrome ore are increasingly having to compete with spot prices in Chinese ports, due to buyers’ reluctance to import amid high stocks, negative currency moves and downside price risk, according to market participants.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 07/08: Alcoa files Section 232 exemption applications; tariffs threaten China’s lead concs imports; APT prices under pressure

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Tuesday August 7.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Chinese imported alloys, ore prices slide; UG2 standoff breaks

Low tenders from major Chinese mills for August production weighed on domestic and imported ferro-chrome prices over the week that ended on Friday August 3, while chrome ore inventories hit record highs.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 06/08: SHFE nickel rebounds; COBC, DLT Labs develop blockchain to trace supply chain; chrome ore, alloy prices slide in China

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Monday August 6.

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Ores, alloys into China slide amid surprisingly low tender prices, record stock levels

Key data from the pricing session ending August 3.